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1. lunate

adjective. resembling the new moon in shape.

Synonyms

  • crescent-shaped
  • semilunar
  • crescent

Antonyms

  • prolate
  • oblate
  • uncoiled
  • square

Etymology

  • lunatus (Latin)
  • luna (Latin)

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Sentences with lunate


1. Noun, singular or mass
Fish with lunate or crescent-shaped tails tend to live in the epipelagic zone.

2. Adjective
The scaphoid and lunate bones are particularly susceptible to avascular necrosis, especially following fractures.

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